Maya Morsy

Exclusive document shows number of votes obtained by CEDAW candidates, Egypt ranks 4th

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 10:54 GMT

Egypt’s candidate to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) succeeded to earn 126 votes at the UN, ranking 4th among 12 winners out of 23 candidates.

NCW: Female judges’ assumption of work at state council ‘historic day’ for Egyptian women

Fri, 04 Mar 2022 - 03:26 GMT

All female judges, who were recently appointed at the State Council, will sit on the judiciary podium with their fellow judges for the first time, marking a historic move by Egypt to empower women with powers and competencies as judges.

Egypt’s NCW deeply condemn ‘fabricated photos’ incident that led to a girl suicide in Gharbia governorate

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 06:51 GMT

Egypt’s National Council for Women [NCW] condemned the crime of fabricating photos of a young woman turning them into seductive ones and blackmailed her online, causing her to commit suicide.

UNDP regional director hails Egypt’s steps to enshrine women as indispensable partners in meeting with NCW chief

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 06:03 GMT

Khalida Bouzar, director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Arab States, discussed with President of the Egyptian National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy Egypt’s steps to enshrine women as indispensable partners.

‘Hayah Karima’ will entirely change and enhance the lives of Egyptians: NCW President Maya Morsy

Sat, 17 Jul 2021 - 02:32 GMT

President of the National Council For Women [NCW] Maya Morsy said that ‘Hayah Karima’ is the project that will entirely change and enhance the lives of Egyptian women, men, children, youth and elderly.

Aswan International Women Film Festival to open Nut Forum, honors Maya Morsy on June 25

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 - 01:41 GMT

Aswan International Women Film Festival to open Nut Forum, honors Maya Morsy on June 25.

NCW participates in Egypt’s Permanent Mission to UN's virtual session on national efforts to combat violence against women

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 03:01 GMT

Egypt’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva organizes virtual session on ‘Egypt’s efforts to combat violence against women: achievements, challenges and recommendations'

Sisi: Egypt to pay least developed countries’ annual contributions to OIC’s Women Development Organization

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 07:02 GMT

The president’s remarks came in a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Head of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy

Egypt’s NCW launches report on national strategy to eliminate violence against women 2015-2020

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 04:21 GMT

The report aims to highlight the strategy’s most important results, showcase detailed achievements and activities implemented under each of its four pillars, since its launch in April 2015 until April 2021.

The Egyptian judiciary protects women against assaults: President of National Council for Women Maya Morsy

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:14 GMT

President of the National Council for Women [NCW] Maya Morsy, expressed her deep appreciation for Egypt's judiciary, and Prosecutor General Hamada El-Sawy after sentencing sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki, who was accused of assaulting eight girls, blackmailing them and using social media to harass them.

Viral story: Revealed video shows harasser luring girl into Maadi building

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 03:19 GMT

A surveillance camera on street revealed Tuesday footage showing Maadi harasser luring a young girl into a residential building, before sexually harassing her inside.

Egyptians angry after camera caught man sexually assaulting a girl

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 11:16 GMT

A surveillance camera in a residential building in Maadi district showed a man sexually harassing a girl.

Maya Morsy thanks president for ‘breaking glass ceiling’ for Egyptian women in Supreme Judicial Council, State Council

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 09:48 GMT

“Breaking the glass ceiling for the Egyptian women in the Supreme Judicial Council and the State Council. A political will that is always and forever fair for the Egyptian woman,” Morsy said in a Facebook post

NCW issues 2nd edition of Egypt's full women policy tracker on responsive programs amid pandemic

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 04:07 GMT

The National Council for Women issued the second edition of its women policy tracker report that monitors the policies and measures that were taken by the government to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Maya Morsy congratulates survivors of Ahmed Bassam Zaky's crimes on court redress

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 06:48 GMT

President of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy congratulated the survivors of the sexual crimes of Ahmed Bassam Zaki, a man exposed a few months on social media for his assaults, for their redress in a Tuesday court sentence against him.

Egypt’s 2020 parliaments wittiness highest female representation with 148 seats

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 11:27 GMT

Egypt’s next parliament which is elected in 2020 to consider being the most representative of women, with total number of 148 female seats, unlike the 2015 parliament, in which the number of female representatives reached only 89 seats.

Egypt’s National Council for Women offers psychological, legal support to Mit Ghamr harassment victim

Fri, 18 Dec 2020 - 08:56 GMT

Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) said that they communicated with ‘Mit Ghamr victim of harassment' known as Basant; whom her story went viral on social media platforms during the few past days.

National Women Council hails prosecution’s order to review not-guilty verdict against men for stripping woman in Minya

Fri, 18 Dec 2020 - 03:06 GMT

Maya Morsy, head of the NCW expressed her “deep happiness and gratitude for the fair and just decision of Public Prosecutor (Hamada Al-Sawi)”.

Partnership between Egypt's NCW, Facebook to spread awareness of means of women protection on Facebook platform

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 03:48 GMT

Facebook has announced the partnership and cooperation with the National Council for Women in Egypt, in support of the protection of women on the Facebook platform

National Women Council urges encouraging women to report sexual harassment cases

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 - 08:51 GMT

Head of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy urged continuing efforts to raise awareness of ways to face sexual harassment and encourage women and girls to report their cases.